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The impact of Fokker on US DPAs

February 12, 2015, Global Arbitration Review

Covington's Steve Fagell is quoted regarding the impact of a judge’s decision to reject the US DoJ’s deferred prosecution agreement with Dutch aerospace company Fokker.

"Judge Leon and Judge Gleeson’s diverging view on the role of the judiciary in the settlement process open up questions on “how any judge will exercise his or her discretion, and if they are exercising discretion to reject the DPA, what their reasons will be,” said Steven Fagell, at Covington & Burling in Washington, DC."

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